Nation's New Aviation Authority Awards First License
The board of directors of Saudi Arabia's new General
Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA), which was chaired by Crown
Prince Sultan, licensed National Air Services (NAS) as a private
airline based in Riyadh last Wednesday.
Another plane for those with disabilities who still long to reach
the sky. The Sky Arrow 600 sport is manufactured by Iniziative
Industriali Italiane SpA in Italy but don’t worry the
placards are in English. The disabled pilot version was certified
earlier this year.
"The courts take a very dim view of passengers who get drunk on
an aircraft, and it is much worse if it is the pilot, who has a
high level of duty of care to those he would have been looking
Source: UK Judge Usha Karu during sentencing
for Australian pilot and ex-captain for Emirates John Cronly-Dillon
following his conviction for attempting to fly a planeload of
passengers from Heathrow to Dubai. Cronly-Dillon was arrested at a
security check point after screeners became suspicious of his
behavior and called police. He ended a 25-year career as a pilot
with a four month sentence in a UK jail.